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Oct 26, 2012 9:00pm PDT
that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. (crowd cheers) >> narrator: and when goldwater received the nomination, mitt saw his father angrily storm out. >> i think that my father was always willing to live according to his principles. he didn't shy away from any challenge. he was a very strong person in doing that. and we learned that you have to live up to what you believe in. >> narrator: one thing george romney believed in was the vietnam war. and one year later, when mitt showed up at stanford university, he would adopt his father's position. >> so, he is very much on his father's side for the vietnam war at that time. he is really out of his element where the whole campus is being roiled by this anti-war and anti-establishment protest. >> narrator: mitt took on the protestors. >> mitt romney is a fairly rule-bound person. he actually protested the protestors. he held up a big sign that said, "go back to your studies." >> and we see the mitt romney who cares about rules and institutions and following orders. and that causes him to take a very dim view, i think, of the
CSPAN
Oct 26, 2012 8:00pm EDT
kill jobs and the defense. this is not time for the policies that have failed us. it's time for change that can measure up to the moment and can bring the american families certain that the future will be better than the past. [applause] if paul ryan and i are elected we will endeavor with all our hearts and energy to restore america. instead of more spending and more borrowing and more taxes, we'll renew our faith in the power of free people. we'll have a plan for a stronger middle class that has five elements. one we're going to tookt put america on track to a balanced budget by eliminating unnecessary programs and send programs back to state and by shrinking the bue rock si in washington. number two, we'll produce more of the energy we need to heat our homes, fill our cars and make our economy grow. we will stop the obama war on coal and the effort to crimp natural gas and the very technology that produces it. [applause] we're going to support nuclear and renewableses and phase out once an industry is on its feet. and rather than vesting in solar we'll invest in signs science
CNN
Nov 3, 2012 2:00pm EDT
problem. our whole government defense relies on the big board. stanley kubrick directed this and it has to be number one. there are no hanging chads in my number one because this is such a sharp, sharp joke about what happens when the government has to assemble and do something really quickly. now, you and i both know we're not exactly engineered for that. so in dr. strangelove, a general decides he's going to drop the bomb on russia, which is a huge problem. so peter sellers in this movie playing numerous roles as he always does, he has to kind of coral all of these people in the government and try to stop this, the crazy war that's going to happen just randomly on one day. and this movie just keeps getting better with age because, you know, lines never stop being funny, as our world gets more and more ridiculous in real life. like george c. scott and the russian ambassador are fighting and peter sellers has to break it up by saying, you can't fight in here. this is the war room. >> i love it. >> and it's a classic. 1964. you are reaching back. not to confuse it with "dr. no." you star
CSPAN
Oct 27, 2012 11:00am EDT
in the own politics. national defense he was a staunch anticommunist. and played an important role in right-wing anticommunist politics. it's one of the things that lead in to switch parties in 1964. he was a key figure in opposing labor unions. he did so alongside people like barry gold water. even though early in the career a staunch advocate of union in south carolina. back in the '30s and '40s. he switches in the '50s and '60s and becoming a die hard supporter of business against labor in '70s. its an important role in conservative even evangelical politics. he joins the board of bob jones university in 1950. he does to win votes in the country of south carolina. bob jones had moved to south carolina moved university and he needed votes in the south carolina. he lost the 1950 raise for the senate. and that began a long process a long relationship with strom with conservative moneyment lal and even evangelicallists who were looking to get involved in political process. we need understand the racial politics in the midst of these other conservative causes. these conservative issu
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
entrenched behind defensive lines, this meant that he was probably goins to suffer more casualties than the other side. but on a proportional basis, is casualties were actually lower than those of who lee. related to this was au can cons ooded ation.co grant realized that by the endbu game, by the virginia campaign of 18641865, he understood the fundamental arithmetic of the war.amental aretic every casualty that cost him a soldier could be replaced. every casualty that cost jennaea lee a soldier could not be replaced. we fight and fight and we are eventually out of fighters.ant' no oneof accused him of anything less than those most upright acm integrity. they did accuse him of being a o t too loyal to people who tooo advantage of their high office. there there's a great deal of exaggeration goes on.d it has been known as the age of corruption in american politics. the two great scandals of thef t era, the one that is in all thes test books and recited again and again, as the construction of the transcontinental railroad, in which members of congress whe were part of an inside game
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
locked down. he's playing defense there because mitt romney is making a strong charge there with paul ryan from wisconsin on the ticket. the president is trying to do in his stump speech is say wait, don't let mitt romney steal the mantle of change that he had in 2008. he's trying to seize it back and say that mitt romney has got failed policies of the past. take a listen. >> in other words, wisconsin they're betting on cynicism. they figure they can outlast you. they figure you know what? these guys maybe get enthusiastic, but over time, that enthusiasm fades away and we're still here. but wisconsin, see, my bet is on you. [ cheers and applause ] my bet is on the goodness and decency of the american people. >> now, obama campaign officials told us they've reached an incredible milestone. they said they've had 125 million contacts with voters. these are over the phone, in person, door to door. they say that's more than double what the republicans have boasted. so they think what that translates to next tuesday would be really getting on the ground in states like iowa here and get
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am PDT
advertising, sending their surrogates in because they are on defense on states that they considered very safe for obama, whereas governor romney is able to expand the map into states that were considered outside of that window and that includes states like wisconsin as well. that were considered safe seats -- double digit states the president carried in 2008. >> we have to let that be the last word but thanks for coming on the program. it's good to see you. >> you bet. >> susan, let's talk about the polls. gallup daily tracking poll is suspended because of sandy. but we did see a national poll that showed obama up by one, more significantly in the battleground states but some of the numbers are tightening. the gap is closing but does obama still have enough of a lead. would he still be considered when you look at all these polls in aggregate the one to be favored? >> i think if you look at the whole set of swing states, polls that president obama seems to have the small advantage, even though mitt romney is ahead by a tick in most of the national polls, that raises the prospect of a spli
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
something that he's not going to have to spend as much time on the defensive about. by the way, if romney loses, i think i said this last time, if romney loses ohio by a half point or a point, there's going to be second-guessing should he have picked rob portman for the political expedience. >> there's going to be second-guessing on a lot of things. >> oh, yeah. >> michael crowley, thanks for joining us. >> thanks, guys. >> it has been a tough week for the country, and obviously our thoughts are with all those who are struggling through the aftermath of sandy. i know on a personal note, my old neighbors in hoboken, i saw my building under water yesterday on television where i used to live, and that was jarring. one great thing about america is being able to laugh about our troubles. jon stewart had this two views of new york that emerged after sandy. >> there's been no electricity after the substation exploded just around there up 14th street. >> al, al, what is that on your back, al? >> it's a machete, jon. see, there's two types of folks down here in no-juicetown. people with machetes a
CSPAN
Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. although we have coast guard and the department of defense position, if the public is not following instructions, that makes it more dangerous for people, and it makes the dutch of four fatalities that could of been avoided. transportation will be tied up for a long time. perhaps the most of the impact, aside from flooding, will be putting the power back on. we anticipate a lot of trees down, a lot of water. despite the fact that the power companies are working very closely with their various state officials and local officials to make sure they are bringing in as many assets as possible and getting those ready in preparation for the storm, the fact is, many of these emergency crews will not be able to get in position to begin restoring power until the wind had died down. because of the nature of most o, aside from flooding, will be putting the power back on. we anticipate a lot of trees down, a lot of water. the storm, that may take several days. the public should anticipate that there will be a lot of power outages, and it may take time for that power to get back on. the same is t
MSNBC
Nov 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
local level. >> let me speak up in defense of the republican women, not individually and not their policy. i think one of the other things that matters, comes off of 2008 when we had such prominent women run for president and vice president. the image of what leadership looks like changes every time we elect a woman. the other thank i want to make an argument for, if you're looking at getting toward jebder, you want to have women to vote against just as eagerly as you want women to vote for. you don't just want to be battling the white guys. >> i do think that matters. >> you know sarah palin the way that are most careful than most folks. both representing what your policy disagreements are. >> they're huge. >> yeah. but also pointing out that she performs something interesting by being a relatively young woman with a young family and saying, you know what, i'm going to run for this high office. >> more models of female leadership we see, old, young, different races, different -- >> very feminine models, too. >> all kinds of models. it will get easier for women to get into the pipe
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am EDT
under attack. that attack went on for seven hours. we now know that the secretary of defense saying he denied requests for help over that seven hours. >> let's get to libya a little bit later. >> but it's a trust issue. where is the leadership? it's a trust issue. >> on the economy, how does it tip the scales, david brooks and e.j. dionne, in the final nine days? >> i think this has been the worst campaign i've ever covered. i think they're both ending on the same note they started. obama is doing a negative campaign, he's got an ad out which is called "remember" which is about romney, the plutocrat, the flip-flopper on the stump. romney is trying to appeal to moderates, to women, which is a bipartisan ad which is saying -- you know, i don't care if it's a republican idea or a democratic idea, i'm going to be for that. and you know so he has shape-shifted. that's not who he is, that's not who his policies are. so i regard this as a campaign that has answered none of our fundamental issues about both of these guy, how they would govern the next four years, and they have finished as b
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am PDT
play some defense in more states that they once believed were safer for the president. the obama campaign is taking the threat seriously enough that they sent president clinton to minnesota tuesday. they're buying airtime in all three states that romney would like to make xcompetitive. but the president's campaign, they called romney's move desperate. in a video released yesterday, the race was framed to his volunteers this way. >> we are ahead or tied in every single battleground state. that means mitt romney has to win not only the tossups but a couple states where we have a clear lead to have any chance of winning the presidency. >> messina ran through the battleground states but explicitly did not mention michigan or minnesota. he says, quote, they are throwing money at states where they never built an organization and have been losing for two years. the romney campaign and its allies' decision to go up with advertising in michigan, pennsylvania, and minnesota is a decision made out of weakness not strength. well, let's look and see what happens if you put these states in pla
FOX News
Nov 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. it's better to be overly defensive and just say, i am voting for him again. i try to give people, when i was at the rnc, the idea that maybe they could -- they should think about other alternatives. and you know, rather than just promoting a party line. and of course, a lot of people who are on the republican side, who voted for him last time, will probably have regrets. but if you have regrets, think about somebody else, somebody who offers something else, like a business background. governor romney is a great business background. he is extremely well educated. he has several degrees from harvard, including, you know, business and including a law degree. he is just a perfect guy for the job. and i think along with paul ryan, you have a great team that is out there, ready to i think they can correct a lot of the problems we have had... i don't know. i just eye think it's kind of -- i hate to get too sim police --icismalistic. i have nothing against this fella that's in. vinothing against any of the people on the staff. i do -- i find -- in myself, feeling very resentful about the whole
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
been steadfast in his defense of americas free-enterprise syste in the idea that what makesys america great and unique is that we have always championed economic liberty. >> reporter: campos also recorded a spanish language ad that alleges mr. carmona, who she has never met, has character problems.bl >> my information on his personality quirks has beewhat i have been told, what i have read in the newspapers and from a colleague of his who also did an ad recently. >> reporter: that tough television ad was made by carmona's former boss cristina beato on flake's belf. it started runnis the same day early voting began. >> carmona is not who he seems. >> reporter: the carmona campaign dismissed tham allegations as unfounded and countered with an ad featuring a retired female police captain carmona's swat team commander when he served as sheriffs deputy in pima county. >> congressman flake should be ashamed. >> reporter: because the race is so close, a single constituency or a single issue could make all the difference in the clection. carmona also returned the favor a >> woodruff: tomorrow
FOX Business
Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a half% up. you have to go back more than two years to beat that when federal non-defense spending jumped sharply and back even further to the deaths of the recession and the height of stimulus spending to see a similar gain. that, my friends, is the trajectory. you know what, smoke and mirrors. government spending is not the same thing as company's small and large expanding, growing, selling, generating revenue. private sector revenues come from people illingly buying products. government spending is financed by compulsive tory lead to the tax system of fines. one definitely is better than the other is a source of economic growth. here is the white house statement about this report. the economy is moving in the right direction. right drectio shame on you, mr. kruer. we have yet to open up the throttle on right direction. the growth we have is puny. if you excluded government spending for the quarter growth was the same dismal rate it was in the second quarter. business investment in things like office buildings, pipelines, the big stuff. that fell. the first jobs as the first quar
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 4:00pm PDT
side, to play defense. from the democrats, romney can't find the votes for the battleground states, so he's throwing wild passes where he can't win. the new polls out today suggest the democrats are right, this is a distraction, not a reality. also, that romney jeep advertisement we told you about yesterday was so dishonest, so misleading that chrysler and gm executives themselves are pushing back. people expect politicians to trim the truth a bit, but it's possible that mitt romney has just a crossed a line that not even the most uninformed voters will accept, that jeep is moving to china. and look who's back, joe isuzu, speaking of dishonest, this time campaigning, kind of, for mitt romney. >> i'm joe isuzu. guys, vote for mitt romney and you'll get a free binder full of women, you have my word on it! >> in case you missed that, it's a spoof, sort of, and it's in the side show. joe isuzu is back. finally, let me finish with the best way to fight people who play racial politics -- get out there and vote. this is "hardball," the place for politics. when was the laste something made
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
first place on the lines. the cardinals are similar to the 49ers. both have rugged defenses and offenses that sort of just muddle along. big concern for arizona, no pass protection. 35 sacks allowed in six games and smith is going to be bringing it. althoughpo posing teams in year are game planning to stop him. >> we would all like to have more sacks but teams are more prepared for us than last year. quarterbacks of are are getting the ball out faster. all in all we are hurrying and creating a lot of pressure. we are doing our job >> as the saying goes, you can throw out the records when the raiders and the chiefs get together and they would like to throw them out. oakland is 2-5, casey is 1-5. pass protection also an issue there because palmer was under siege last week against jacksonville. the offensive line will be challenged at noisy arrowhead stadium. >> we are all proud men out here and we all want to do our job and do our job to the best of our ability. we don't play as well as we want to, we look forward to the opportunity to get back out there and proving ourselves agai
PBS
Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
decade of this century. i thought the conservative vision of small government, low taxes, big defense, had played itself out and that progressives, liberals, we were flat on our back. >> brown: you use this term hand making i implies a sense of craft, a hands-on. your own background i know from being involved in folklore and music. >> yes. i'm a folklorist and amuse i cannologist. that colors my perspective. i reach back for the foundation of my argument to the late 19th century, to that other transition, the industrial revolution, and to the krettics who pushed back against it. and to the critics who pushed back against it. public intellectuals of the day who recognized the challenges of industrial production and the new reach of capitalism and really tried to present a vision of artisanship and craftsmanship as a kind of alternative. i touch rather lightly on them but i use them as a starting point. >> brown: if you use them and look at cultural problems and then like at the political divisiveness in the situation in politics today, how does it jibe? what exactly are you calling for
MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
being shipped oversees to china seemed to be a very defensive move with a week before the election. >> it was governor strickland who called it a desperate ad. we know the importance of ohio and look at the maps. we've talked about it at length as well as the entire team of what governor romney needs here. the reality on the ground is he's not been able to in the polling pass president obama in ohio. so you've got this ad that even -- or words that even chrysler says are misleading and inaccurate. if it is not desperation, i got to want to put words in your mo mouth. you have to wonder what it is. this is not a ad where you say maybe it is or may it's not. chrysler says it's not true, the assertion comes from governor romney got started last thursday. >> it's a position of weakness for the romney campaign going out with this ad. tamron, you are right that chrysler now having to weigh in and saying, look, the insinuation in this ad that jobs are shipped overseas to china is incorrect. for chrysler to weigh in ends up hurting probably the romney campaign. i will go into the truth of
CNBC
Oct 31, 2012 7:00pm EDT
romney here. that's why the money is coming in. that's why obama is really playing hard defense right now. >> larry, two things to watch in pennsylvania. in the west, you have the coal country. they're very irritated about the obama administration's regulations. and in the east, you have the philadelphia suburb philadelphia suburbs. romney is strong with republican voters. if suburban voters flip, romney has a real shot in the keystone state. >> if republicans are always worried about wasteful spending, this is a perfect example of wasteful spending. they don't spend any money in minnesota at all. >> one at a time. >> it's not that long ago. >> 1972 is the last time minnesota voted for a republican. >> i hate to say it, but it was richard nixon. now i've said it. robert costa, i want you to challenge my friend keith boykins. you're saying there's a horse race in michigan, and wisconsin. the numbers in wisconsin look even up. and in iowa, where the liberal des moines register just endorsed romney. so there could be some real midwestern upsets, huh? >> the point in wisconsin is tr
FOX News
Oct 31, 2012 1:00am EDT
with congress. >> greta: secretary of defense panetta said because there's been some criticism that the united states at least it's thought that they didn't respond to some requests for help on the ground. he said something to the effect we don't send people into danger without knowing the consequence. i know you're also a member of the military reserves and the u.s. senate. do you have any thought about that? >> yeah. i think there would be a lot of military members that would be shocked to hear that. how many operations have we launched to help comrades in distress not knowing what the outcome would be but knowing that's what we should do? here's what the american people don't realize. in june our consulate was attacked, on june the 6th. they blew i a hole in the wall that 40 people could go through. about a week the british ambassador's convoy was attack in benghazi, libya. guess who came to their aid? lieutenant colonel wood, an american military member, a member of the utah national guard, part of a security team. he left the american consulate to come to the aid of the british
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 1:30am EDT
he's talking about is the old "eight magic words" defense. by avoiding phrases like "vote for" and "elect," groups like wtp say they're not campaigning at all. they're just talking about issues. >> and it is permissible, both under federal law and, most importantly, under constitutional principles, first amendment principles, that if you engage in discussing issues, you do not have to disclose who your donors are and you do not have to register your activities with any commissioner of political practices or the fec. >> ryssdal: that argument didn't wash with dennis unsworth. a number of courts have rejected that narrow "eight magic words" test and some states, including montana, take a broader view of what defines campaigning. >> these are campaign materials. there is no question about their involvement in campaign activity. absolutely no question. >> the commissioner handed down a ruling, accusing wtp of engaging in all sorts of wrongdoing, in my opinion, that was designed to basically punish the organization for engaging in first amendment speech. and so wtp didn't stand back and
WHUT
Nov 2, 2012 3:00am EDT
sort of defenses will you put in place if you want to have a city like manhan that's right on the coast, it's at sea level. can we not have that many people living close to the sea. we have almost 4 million americans living a if few feet of high tide. is it right to be insuring that kind of property as well. we also have to think about climate change. we can argue endlessly really and scientists do over exactly how much climate change plays what role with weather. but we know enough to take steps to deal with it. we know enough to have a plan in place to reduce carbon emissions over time. we don't have absolute certainly in foreign policy and the economy, we can't wait around until we know for certain we need to take steps now. >> rose: that's what the mayor pointed to, carbon attacks or maybe able to measure carbon standards. where is there a model, steve, of a city in the world that's responded to the challenge? >> well, it depends on how much wealth you have. i mean holland, the netherlands is essentially an engineered country that if in the absence of its wealth and its willingness
CNN
Oct 31, 2012 7:00pm PDT
spirited defense. michael, thank you for your remarkable concern. i want you to know and i tweeted you, cnn didn't instruct me to be anywhere. we tried to get the story out as well as we could. and this is not our first rodeo. we paid close attention to safety concerns. >> people are watching ali on the screen and this is where -- it this looks like the first hour or two, and you look like, you know, you were really into it. but i was watching you in the fourth and fifth hour, and you really had -- i felt so bad for you. did you draw the short straw at cnn? and you are such a great business reporter, you know, what i really want to know this week, what's on the tax returns that mitt romney won't show us? that's what america wants to know. what's he hiding? >> the great thing is that ali velshi will tell us on that as well. and he is outstandingly courageous. we have to go. we're running late. >> if you don't like it here, come work for me. >> that is worse than standing in the water in atlantic city. >> that's true. >>> piers, thank you very much. good evening 10:00 on the east coa
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 11:00am EDT
. so they're equal part defense of president obama and anger at the republican party. it's driving what looks to be potentially record early african-american vote which only helps the president. >> and lastly the president leading with overwhelming support when voters were asked does the candidate care about people like you. does care at 62%. mitt romney at 44%. is there an empathy gap that's still plaguing the governor and even more so now that we're going to see the president out with people, the regular folks in new jersey, the people that are dealing with storm cleanup, the first responders and the fema staff? >> yeah, i think this has always been the president's greatest strength and it's one we knew from the very quinnibeginning. it does it not only in person but on tv. what happened in that first debate, he didn't connect for 90 minutes and it put us back in the game. mitt romney closed that gap. i think over the next couple weeks as both of these men make their closing statements to the american people, most important to about seven swing states, mitt romney will have to fi
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
niners defense made it two games in a row without allowing a touchdown. >> that was a big hit. >>> back to the 49er game for your play of the day. remember randy moss the guy that's only caught one touchdown pass? he caught another one. watch number 84, he turns on the burners. 47 yards for the score. the 9ers now are at 6-2 atop the nfc west at the halfway point. your play of the day from mr. randy moss. >> still looks good. >>> 5:26 right now. our too many coverage continues on the devastation from sandy. >> the fires, the flooding and power outages paralyzing the big apple and it's not over yet. how the east coast is riding out this monster storm. >> and as the storm continues to pound the east coast, it's also severely disrupting air travel. what passengers can expect today. ,, beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep. [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. disaster for new york city d >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> good morning, everyone. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:3
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
it's paid off. makes no sense at all. >> okay. here is his math. add $2 billion to defense budget, add $5 billion in tax cuts and get rid of fema. do you think that's a popular priority right now? >> i don't think it is. look at a state like north carolina. we saw earlier today that the north carolina outer banks have been run over by water and what about the federal flood insurance program that people out there take advantage of? not just fema and all the stimulus money and other federal project that is have developed that part of the country for all of us? you know, it's not just what he said at that debate. the ryan budget, which he endorses, would eviscerate fema and all these sort of programs. now, i know we don't want to play politics right now when it's a dangerous moment, but it's the type of thing that brings to question what he warrants to do versus what the president wants to do. >> i think this isn't a case of big bird, it's a case of big bath here. joy reid is also joining us. isn't it interesting how chickens come home to roost, things occur that teach people who the
CNN
Nov 3, 2012 12:00am EDT
, president obama has asked the defense department to free up some extra fuel, you mentioned it already, upwards of 24 million gallons to get more of it out here and transported more easily so that it can get out faster to the gas stations that do have power. >> yeah. it's a hell of a struggle. susan, thank you very much indeed. >>> joining me now from columbus, ohio, is general wesley clark, an obama supporter, former nato supreme allied commander. general, welcome back. >> thank you, piers. >> all the action now is heading to ohio. almost everyone who is anyone is down there, including your good self. the polls are very, very tight, showing very marginal lead for the president in most of the ones i've seen but with the margin of difference, you could almost say it's a tie. how are you seeing it down there on the ground? >> well, there's a lot of emotion, there's just thousands of volunteers out here. there's a ground game. we feel very good about the ground game, by the way. our volunteers are charged up. we've been working this for three and a half years. we knew it would come down t
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
pentagon. what sort of spending priorities will you have on defense? would you have a spending priority for people or for weapons systems at the pentagon? >> let me start by saying a little bit -- in the future, we are not going to be judged on our might as a country. it will not be disorder as we have or how many tanks we have, how many aircraft we have. we will be judged on our ability to compete in the world economically. i spent some time with people who had survived presidents and secretaries of state on the council of foreign relations, someone i have high regard for. this is not my original idea. it is basically his. but i agree with him. i think we really need to focus strategically. >> what is strategic -- does that mean you would downsize the current military might of the united states? >> i think we need to be nimble. >> what does that mean? >> because we have to pay attention to terrorist outbreaks that come up often, we need to be nimble. we need to rely on technology. we need to be strategic in how we go about -- have now? military. it might be smaller, but the mo
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
defense fellow at the washington institute for near east policy, says the syrian government is waging a deliberate "scorched earth" strategy. >> it's trying to get at f.s.a. units that are embedded inside the population. where people are, the f.s.a. tends to be. so it is trying to strike at the f.s.a., cause some attrition on them. but it's also trying to punish the people, the civilians, for supporting the f.s.a. the relationship between the f.s.a. units and the people is critical to the success of the rebellion >> warner: why don't the regime forces just go into these areas and take them and hold them? >> it basically can't do that any longer. six months ago, they could go anywhere in the country, effectively, they wanted with armor mechanized forces backed up by artillery, and simply push the f.s.a. out of the area and retake the area and reestablish a presence. the opposition is strong enough now that the regime's ground forces, to go into those areas, is a punishing affair for the regime. >> warner: throughout the conflict, syrian president bashar al-assad has blamed the high civil
CNN
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> i suppose all you could say it's possible in the defense in the chaos that was going on, clearly very frightening. if he thought it was a man throwing things at his house, in the fog of what was happening he merely realized but certainly the way you conducted the interview with him it seemed to me like he was hiding something. what is the reaction from the community as to what has happened there? >>. >> reporter: well, our initial reaction was from the police on the scene. they told us off camera after they found the two bod gees of the two children, one of the officers told me, i want this guy to be charged with a crime who wouldn't let this woman and her two children inside the house. now, it made us wonder, could you be charged with such a crime and what we found out from legal experts, it's not a crime not to help. it's an ethical problem, a moral problem but apparently you can't be charged criminally for such action. >> well, it certainly will happen, he did reject that lady and she went on to lose her two children. it's a crime against humanity. gary, for now, thank you ver
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
efforts. >> well, you know, in his defense, that's not exactly true. the republican legislature here originally tried to enact some new voting lawes and tried to introduce, actually, a voter i.d. law and secretary houston took it -- basically took a stand against it that nipped that one, anyway. you know, he has been at the center of some other controversies, but like i say, he's straddle dollars the line there. >> well, we are going to see what happens on november 6th. it's great to have you here. say hello to my friend -- >> thank you very much. thank you so much. >>> there we are, awaiting president obama. we want to remind you about ways to help hurricane sandy victims, as well. you can also donate directly to the red cross by calling, by going to the website or you can text 90999 just to donate $10. with the theory of relativity, the next... stop, stop, stop! my car! not so much. but that's okay. you're covered with great ideas like optional better car replacement from liberty mutual insurance. total your car, and we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. learn about
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
they're going to get things done when they get elected. most of them never deliver. now, in defense of president obama, i just want to remind the country tonight that he has had to put up with a record number of filibusters and has gotten no help from the republicans on anything. on anything. when it comes to jobs, and the economy is the most important thing. guess what, in new jersey, the economy just got a hell of a lot tougher. and it's all about laerpd right now. and i hope that president obama and chris christie really by display giving an example to lawmakers who said that they were going to washington to work on behalf of constituents, because i think that we are seeing some real leadership right now, and i think that they can have an impact. and i think it would be good for constituents around the country now to ask the questions of those who are running for office, can you do what those two guys are doing? get your cell phones out? i want to know what you think. tonight's question. do you approve of the federal government's response following hurricane sandy? text "a" for y
CNN
Oct 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
number of top senior members of his team, including defense secretary panetta. also secretary geithner updating the president on the financial markets, vice president biden, we're told, also on that call. based on the readout from the white house, the president got a sense of the coordination ongoing between the federal government, state, local officials. the president also promising that the federal government will continue to assist in any way possible. this comes in the wake of calls that the president has had with state governors and local officials overnight and the impacted areas, new jersey and new york, also declaration -- disaster declarations that were assigned for new york and new jersey and emergency declarations for additional states including virginia and west virginia. the situation remains fluid. unclear beyond wednesday when the president will be heading back out on the campaign trail. it's a critical time, days to go before election day, so the president, the campaign, they want to get back out to encourage early voting and perhaps try to deliver their closing argumen
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 9:00am EDT
faces life in prison. his defense team is still trying to send the case to juvenile court. >>> nasa has compiled a first ever list of minerals found on another planet. the curiosity rover on mars finds the soil on the red planet remarkably similar to the volcanic sand found in hawaii. this discovery will help scientists figure out if our neighbor in the solar system could once have supported life. >>> and yet another shark attack in california, but unlike last week's victim the 25-year-old surfer bitten on tuesday has survived. he's been hospitalized and is in fair condition. fellow surfers helped rescue the man who was suffering from a 14-inch bight from what experts say was likely a great white shark. >>> the city by the bay is shutting down today for a ticker tape parade to honor the 2012 world series champion san francisco giants. the celebration is build as a family-friendly alcohol-free event. many fans are expected to show up in costume since the parade is happening on halloween and the team colors are orange and black. and marry cory booker did not disappoint during sandy and is
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 8:00am PDT
. secretary of defense saying he denied requests for help over that seven hours. >> we'll get to that later. >> but it's a trust issue. >> on the economy, how does it tip the scales, david brooks? >> i think it's been the worst campaign i have ever covered. they are both ending where they started. obama doing a negative campaign. he's got an ad out about romney and the flip-flop and what we have heard. it's almost pure negativity. romney is trying to appeal to moderates and women, which is a bipartisan ad saying i don't care if it's a republican or democrat idea, i'm for that. you know, he has -- it's not who he is or what his policies are. i regard it as a campaign that's not addressed these issues. they are finishing as badly as they started. >> i disagree, david. i think the trust issue links with the economic issue. it's a product. like if you are selling the car, you want air-conditioning, i'll give you that. you want rich, remember all that, i'll give you that. romney is saying you want that, i'll give you that. you want sen tryst, i'll give you that. the auto rescue is a good e
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